NGCP ACHIEVES IMS RECERTIFICATION FROM TUV RHEINLAND
Date Published: 3/24/2015
In fulfillment of its vision to become a world-class corporation, NGCP received confirmation of its Integrated Management System (IMS) recertification from third party registrar, TÜV Rheinland.
The confirmation letter, dated January 28, validated and extended the transmission service provider’s certification of IMS compliance on Quality Management System, Environmental Management System, and Occupational Health and Safety Management System for another three years. This came after an extensive audit of NGCP’s operations, including a visit to all its offices across the country from October 9 to 27, 2014. The certificate is expected to be issued within the month.
NGCP President and CEO Henry Sy, Jr. affirmed the company’s commitment to raise the standard of its power transmission service operations to an international level. “NGCP’s IMS certificates ensure that there is consistency in the implementation of our management policies and efficiency in business processes. NGCP is proud to be a world-class company. This IMS recertification will only fuel our drive to further raise the level of our services,” Mr. Sy stated.
The scope of certification includes the operation, maintenance, expansion and systems operation of the nationwide transmission network, including support processes performed by the following Functional Groups: Office of the President, Planning and Engineering, Operation and Maintenance, System Operations, Administration, and Finance.
NGCP is a privately owned corporation in charge of operating, maintaining, and developing the country’s power grid. It transmits high-voltage electricity through “power superhighways” that include the interconnected system of transmission lines, towers, substations, and related assets. The consortium holds the 25-year concession contract to operate the country's power transmission network and is comprised of Monte Oro Grid Resources Corp., led by Henry Sy, Jr., Calaca High Power Corporation, led by Robert Coyiuto, Jr., and the State Grid Corporation of China (SGCC) as technical partner.Download »